Evil nations tremble as Canada’s submarine fleet moves 300 yards

The long-awaited launch of HMCS Windsor began this morning. (Phonse Jessome/CBC)

Troubled sub hits water after lengthy refit. VIA cbc.ca

Well, the bad guys of the world have reason to tremble today after Canada finally re-launched its fearsome submarine fleet.

After years of repairs, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Gerryrig sailed out of Fred’s Discount Garage in Halifax to begin an epic voyage of at least 300 yards as a bevy of tugboats jostled her dockside to join her three buddies, HMCS Lemon, Edsel and Cardboard. Continue reading

Rich burghers protest condo blocking dead peoples’ view

A picture of the view of Parliament Hill from the Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa

Image care of the Ottawa Citizen. Photograph by: Bruno Schlumberger , The Ottawa Citizen

I hope you’re all sitting down, because here comes another nutty story from Ottawa so shocking that you might have a fatal heart attack whose most serious consequence, (other than that minor thing that you’ve become dead), is that you won’t be able to see the Parliament Buildings while you slumber six feet under. Continue reading

City hall against motherhood and we sexless DINKs agree

Well, there goes the neighbourhood ….

Image of Pamela Howson's house in Ottawa neighbourhood.

The Ottawa media are all in a twist because a woman living a couple of blocks from us has filed a human rights complaint against the city for not allowing her to park on her front lawn.

Yup, you read that right.

And it gets better. Continue reading

Shooting the messengers:
CBC tests my handgun bias

I feel a certain fellowship with that gun-toting guy who videoed himself bravely blowing his daughter’s laptop all to hell for some perceived slight.

Were it not for my firmly-held views that guns should be in armories (and teenage daughters in nunneries), the carnage in my house would be gruesome. Continue reading

Cheapo Moe wouldn’t risk dishonour wasting Lexus to kill four mere women

The honour killing trial is over in Kingston, with welcome convictions, but evidence continues to surface that shows the Shafia Murder Mob even worse than everyone thought, if that’s possible for a trio who drowned four members of their own family.

Turns out that grim-faced patriarch Mohammad (“Moe”) Shafia is also a cheap prick whose stinginess quickly unraveled his already-laughable attempts to get away with mass slaughter. Continue reading